Organisation

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

Acronym
PJCIS
Owning Institution

Items authored

Report

Review of the operation, effectiveness and implications of Division 3 of Part III of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979
10 May 2018

This review focused upon whether there is a need for an ASIO questioning power in the current security context, and the interaction of ASIO’s questioning and detention powers with other counter-terrorism powers that have more recently been introduced.

Research report

4 Nov 2016

This report recommends that the Criminal Code Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2016 be passed, but with several amendments. The bill will allow for continuing detention orders (CDO's) to keep convicted terrorists detained once their sentences have been served, if they are deemed to...

Research report

15 Feb 2016

This paper discusses the purpose of the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2015, and recommends it be passed with amendments.

Overview

On 12 November 2015, the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, introduced the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1)...

Research report

4 Sep 2015

Terms of reference

On 24 June 2015, the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015 was referred to the Committee by the Attorney-General.

The Attorney-General asked the Committee to also consider whether proposed section 35A of the Bill (the conviction-based cessation)...

Research report

27 Feb 2015

This report recommends the Federal Government introduce a data retention scheme, but also recommends several changes to the proposed legislation.

Report structure

This report consists of seven chapters:

The first chapter sets out the context, scope and conduct of the inquiry,...

Items published

Research report

15 Feb 2016

This paper discusses the purpose of the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2015, and recommends it be passed with amendments.

Overview

On 12 November 2015, the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, introduced the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1)...

Research report

4 Sep 2015

Terms of reference

On 24 June 2015, the Australian Citizenship Amendment (Allegiance to Australia) Bill 2015 was referred to the Committee by the Attorney-General.

The Attorney-General asked the Committee to also consider whether proposed section 35A of the Bill (the conviction-based cessation)...

Research report

27 Feb 2015

This report recommends the Federal Government introduce a data retention scheme, but also recommends several changes to the proposed legislation.

Report structure

This report consists of seven chapters:

The first chapter sets out the context, scope and conduct of the inquiry,...

Report

17 Oct 2014

This report recommends the Federal government make substantial changes to one of its proposed sets of national security legislation, the Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment (Foreign Fighters) Bill 2014.

Research report

24 Jun 2013

This report presents the results of an inquiry into several proposed changes to Australia's national security legislation, including the potential introduction of a mandatory data retention scheme.

Introduction

The environment in which Australia’s Security and Intelligence Agencies operate is a complex and...

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